Mother arrested and charged with child abandonment

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LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - A Laredo mother is arrested for allegedly leaving her child unsupervised.

Eighteen-year-old Eva Leslie Castro is charged with child abandonment.

According to police, they received a call saying that a child could be heard crying for several hours.

Police arrived at the residence and after waiting for some time, they turned the two-year-old to Child Protective Services.

Castro was later arrested for driving under the influence in which four cars were damaged, as well as child abandonment.